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UK Treasury could have raised £3bn more in 4G auction

According to Ofcom's figures, the Treasury could have raised billions more for the 4G spectrum bands it flogged to the networks.

By March 16, 2013

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Police-boosted parental control app is a privacy mess, says report

So-called Internet safety software ComputerCop, often given to families for free by their local police departments, puts children and personal data at risk, a new report alleges.

By October 1, 2014

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Apple faces 'billions of euros' costs in tax avoidance probe, report says

European investigators are set to accuse Apple of receiving "illegal state aid" in Ireland for more than 20 years.

By September 29, 2014

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IRS calling? Nope. It's a scam

CNET's Charlie Cooper got a call one day from the IRS -- or so the caller claimed. But it was an all too common social-engineering scam. And you could be next.

By August 31, 2014

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Making Benjamins by the millions

At the Western Currency Facility, the US Bureau of Engraving and Printing makes millions of dollars worth of $100 bills every day. CNET Road Trip 2014 got hands-on with the money.

By August 13, 2014

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Driverless cars to hit UK roads in January

The UK government has approved trials of self-driving cars on public roads next year.

By July 30, 2014

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'Bitcoin Isle' might be next on Jersey's docket

The self-regulated island in the English Channel wants to be a leader in accepting Bitcoin.

By June 23, 2014

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Powdered alcohol approved (hiccup or hooray?)

In a decision that some might deem surprising, the Treasury Department has approved a patent for a product called Palcolhol, a powdered form of vodka and other drinks. And yes, you just add water.

By April 21, 2014

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Mt. Gox reportedly dumps rebuilding plans in favor of liquidation

Shuttered Bitcoin exchange has asked a Tokyo court for permission to liquidate, citing the complexities in such a rehabilitation process, the Wall Street Journal reports.

By April 15, 2014

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Bitcoin to get sales tax in US?

Texas Rep. Steve Stockman, an ardent Bitcoin supporter, plans to introduce a bill that could change the way the IRS handles virtual currencies.

By April 8, 2014